Pro Kabaddi 2017: In the first match on Tuesday in Ranchi, Puneri Paltans got the better of Haryana Steelers while Patna Pirates defeates Bengaluru Bulls 36-32 to be at the top of Zone B.
Jaipur Pink Panthers remain fifth in the Zone A table with 36 points from 11 matches. Dabang Delhi remain rooted bottom of the table with 28 points from 11 matches.
Patna Pirates were leading for most of the match and it looked like they might make it three wins out of three matches at home. But Bengal Warriors staged an incredible comeback in the last two minutes to draw level and the match ended with honours shared.
Pro Kabaddi, Patna Pirates vs UP Yoddha: Patna Pirates beat UP Yoddha in Ranchi.
U Mumba's four-match winning run came to an end against Gujarat Fortunegiants in Ranchi. Gujarat remained ahead for a better part of the match and saw the match through to the end,
Ajay Thakur scored five points in the last minute to lead Tamil Thalaivas to a narrow 34-33 victory over UP Yoddha. It was Thalaivas' second victory of the season and UP Yoddha were left to rue their errors.
Jang Kun Lee scored in the dying seconds as Bengal Warriors scripted an impressive comeback to beat Bengal Warriors 32-31. Maninder Singh also chipped in with seven points for Bengal Warriors.
Bengal Warriors scripted an impressive 32-31 victory over Bengal Warriors. Jang Kun Lee and Maninder Singh carried the load to help Warriors strengthen their lead at top of Zone B points table.
Bengaluru Bulls rode on an excellent defensive performance to snap their losing streak and beat Puneri Paltan 24-20 in a Pro Kabaddi League match. Kuldeep Singh marshaled the Bengaluru Bulls defence as they scored 15 tackle points and controlled Pune raiders.
Bengaluru Bulls rode on an excellent defensive performance to snap their losing streak and beat Puneri Paltan 24-20. Meanwhile, Telugu Titans registered their fourth win of the season with a thumping win over Haryana Steelers.
U Mumba showed remarkable composure in the last five minutes as they registered a comfortable 51-41 win over Patna Pirates. Haryana Steelers trounced Bengaluru Bulls 38-31 in their second home game.
Patna Pirates came back from the dead to tie their match against Haryana Steelers 41-41. Pardeep Narwal ended up scoring 13 points to script Patna's recovery. In the second game, Nitin Tomar and Rishank Devadiga helped UP Yoddha escape from the jaws of defeat.
On the opening day of Haryana leg, first match saw Patna Pirates' late surge helped them draw 40-40 with Haryana Steelers. In the second game, Gujarat Fortunegiants fumbled towards the end as they too shared three points each with UP Yoddha.
Puneri Paltan survived a second-half scare before defeating Telugu Titans 42-37. It was just a one-way traffic for Pune who took a 18-0 lead in nine minutes and had a 14-point lead at the break but Titans replied strongly.
While Bengal Warriors settled for a 31-31 draw against Dabang Delhi, Telegu Titans staged a miraculous late comeback but failed to recover from their poor start to lose 37-42 against Puneri Paltan.
Meraj Sheykh inspired Dabang Delhi to a 38-30 win over Bengaluru Bulls. In a topsy-turvy first half, Delhi led 18-12 lead at the break before finishing the game with ease. In the second match, U Mumba crossed the line, defeating Bengal Warriors 38-30.
In the first match, Meraj Sheykh's super performance steered Dabang Delhi to 38-30 win over Bengaluru Bulls. Meanwhile, in the second encounter, Bengal Warriors suffered a 30-38 defeat, second loss at home, against U Mumba.
Jaipur Pink Panthers dished out an all-round show to thrash Gujarat Fortunegiants 31-25. Bengal Warriors, on the other hand, extended their unbeaten run to three matches by beating Tamil Thaivas 29-25 in a nail-biting second match of the day.
Pro Kabaddi 2017: Pro Kabaddi action continued in Kolkata with home team Bengal Warriors against Tamil Thalaivas while Gujarat Lions played against Jaipur Pink Panthers in the first match of the day.
Bengal Warriors and UP Yoddha played out a low-scoring but thrilling draw. Before that, Haryana Steelers managed to stop Gujarat Fortunegiants' winning run as they recorded a 36-42 win.
Bengal Warriors made a comeback in the last five minutes of the match to beat Patna Pirates 41-38. The win now means that Bengal Warriors top the Zone B table. Moreover, they made a bright start to what is expected to be a grueling home leg.
Bengal Warriors beat Patna Pirates 41-38 after staging a stunning late comeback. Bengal were trailing until the last two minutes when they turned it on its head. It was their first match at home.
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This match was a bit of a revenge fixture for U Mumba. Jasvir Singh said, "I don't know how Jasvir didn't get suspended earlier in the game," said Kumar, "He was arguing every single decision like he himself was the referee."
Tamil Thalaivas started the match brightly and took first four touch points available to them. But that really was the only period when they seemed to be in control. Titans first levelled the score at 5-5, all through tackle points.
Despite the presence of Sachin Tendulkar, the Mumbai crowd was cheering for Telugu Titans and Rahul Chaudhari. Sachin himself betrayed emotions only towards the end of the game. The match had become a close affair by that time.
U Mumba managed to get the better of Jaipur Pink Panthers in what was arguably the most charged fixture of the season. Mumbai held their nerve to beat Jaipur who had defeated them in the first match at the former's home
U Mumba held their nerve even when Haryana Steelers staged a comeback in the second half. It is their first victory at home this season after they suffered three agonisingly.
The teams have been unable to reach the stadium due to the rains because of which matches between UP Yoddha and Bengaluru Bulls and U Mumba and Gujarat Fortunegiants have been called off.
U Mumba and Dabang Delhi played out a match that was level from start to finish. It is the third time that Mumbai have succumbed to a close defeat at home.
Patna Pirates began to coast to victory in the dying moments of the game as both attack and defence looked confident. Pardeep Narwal-led side registered a comfortable 35-24 win over Tamil Thalaivas in Mumbai.
U Mumba were dominant for a better part of the match but Puneri Paltan came back in the last five minutes. This is the second successive defeat for U Mumba at home.
Both matches on Friday saw incredible comebacks. While U Mumba were unable to complete it against Jaipur Pink Panthers, Bengal Warriors somehow snatched a last second draw from under the noses of the Patna Pirates.
Thus far, UP Yoddha, Gujarat Fortunegiants, Bengaluru Bulls and Telugu Titans have faced the rigours of playing a match everyday with just one day in the week to catch their breath. It is now U Mumba's turn to go through the grind.
UP Yoddha concluded their home leg with a 25-23 win over Telugu Titans. After four consecutive defeats and a tie against Tamil Thalaivas, the Nitin Tomar-led side held their nerves in the dying moments to win five points.
Pro Kabaddi 2017, UP Yoddha vs Telugu Titans: UP Yoddha win 25-23 against Telugu Titans.